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Adoption Starter Engagement

Plan your move to SAP S/4HANA with prescriptive and clear guidance that empowers you to make decisions. The SAP S/4HANA Adoption Starter Engagement provides an expert guided experience for structuring, organizing, and building your plan for moving from SAP ERP to an SAP S/4HANA centric landscape within a few weeks. The engagement provides access to valuable decision-making tools and peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and networking to help you optimize your decisions.


The SAP S/4HANA Adoption Starter Engagement helps you address common planning challenges to help you expedite decision making. Here’s what you can expect to get from this engagement:

  1. Understanding industry innovation trends and relevant innovation scenarios
  2. Identifying relevant value drivers and aspirations
  3. Establishing baseline results, tracking approach and effort estimation

  1. Defining a target architecture
  2. Establishing product recommendations
  3. Creating an instance consolidation plan


  1. Deciding between conversion vs. greenfield
  2. Aligning business requirements
  3. Sequencing of product and instance transitions


Approach and Methodology


Via a guided approach and structured methodology in a virtual classroom setting, customers are enabled to self-manage steps to plan the move to SAP S/4HANA. Virtual instruction and enablement will help customers to:

  • Derive company-specific strategic goals, assumptions, and framework conditions
  • Draw conclusions about their requirements for the transition to SAP S/4HANA
  • Understand the benefits of SAP S/4HANA
  • Define their transition plan to SAP S/4HANA
  • Analyze their current system landscape
  • Access an executive-ready decision paper that summarizes the transformation plan


SAP continues to evolve and improve the Adoption Starter Engagement. Customers will not only  collaborate with SAP to define a personalized path to SAP S/4HANA, they will help SAP to refine individual elements of the engagement - from introduction and instruction through to results.